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Web Reads: Polio’s fight to the bitter end

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Newsworthy | Polio’s last stand. Polio used to be the silent crippler of children, but development of an effective vaccine wiped it out in the U.S. and other…

Web Reads: Spruce up your apple carving, writing style, and reading list

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Newsworthy | Even better apples. Already thinking of Thanksgiving dinner? Here’s a how-to video for transforming an apple into a swan. You can watch a video…

Web Reads: How historical figures really looked, abortion stories, and the best books

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Newsworthy | This week’s selection of interesting reads from around the web: In living color. Does colorizing historical photographs help modern viewers connect to…

Web Reads: The Hobbit, modern-day piracy, and apps for traveling abroad

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Newsworthy | This week’s selection of interesting reads from around the web: Read to me. J.R.R. Tolkien fans can listen to eight free lectures on The Hobbit and even hear…

Adoption under fire

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Adoption | During November, National Adoption Month, watch for noisy attacks on international adoption. Not getting as much attention: hundreds of thousands of dead…

Web Reads: History for the ears and the eyes

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Newsworthy | This week’s selection of interesting reads from around the web: Listen closely. The Roaring Twenties was a noisy decade, and nowhere was noise more…

Web Reads: We’re all human

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Newsworthy | This week’s selection of interesting reads from around the web: Human. The website of 29-year-old photographer Brandon Stanton, who has talked to and…

Notable Books

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Books | Four nonfiction books about elements of American culture

Web Reads: Debt limit, drumming, life, and death

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | This week’s selection of interesting reads from around the web: The difference between jazz and rock drumming demonstrated. A simple “Introduction to the…

Web reads: A weekly list of interesting internet finds

Web reads: A weekly list of interesting internet finds

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Marriage talk. Do college students want to talk about marriage? A professor at the University of St. Thomassays they want to and need to: “They…

Help on wheels

By Susan Olasky & Rachel Cooper
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Hope Award | South Regional winner: Beltline gives kids a chance to earn a bike and learn a work ethic

Notable Books

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Books | Four recent books about public education

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